Public Leaders in Rhode Island Innovate for Safer, Greener Cities and Schools, Serving Citizens Better, and Saving Money Through ‘Leadership Matters RI’

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — ‘Leadership Matters RI’ achieves another year of successful outcomes in Rhode Island. Citizens in Central Falls, Cumberland, Pawtucket and Portsmouth will benefit from the learning and innovative work of their public leaders. The Public Sector Consortium, a national nonprofit dedicated to the “reinvention of public leadership for the public good,” has worked with the cities/towns, legislators and school departments from these municipalities and their projects are once again yielding benefits.

“We have partnered with proactive city and town leaders, public educators, university leaders, and elected legislators across Rhode Island, providing them with the skills to take a system-wide strategic approach to complex challenges,” said Georgie Bishop, President of the Public Sector Consortium. “It is not always easy to shift ingrained ways of doing business but once leaders experience how new skills can help them be more effective, lower their stress levels and achieve better results, it transforms how work gets done,” continued Bishop.

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Celebrating Public Leadership and Service on This Fourth of July

Independence Day is an opportunity to acknowledge and honor the selfless people who have chosen public service as their profession. So many public servants go the distance at all levels of government and education. The American public depends on public leaders for the services they need to thrive: from education, to public safety to clean drinking water. The men and women who protect and sustain our common resources work daily and quietly despite changes in administration and for this service we celebrate and thank you on this fourth of July.

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How Can I Help? The Hallmark of Great Public Leadership.

“The unexpected sincere offer of help as the hallmark of public leadership is a powerful disciplined practice.

“It sounds so simple, but the discipline of asking this question, ‘How can I help?’ can become the hallmark of how you lead, hire staff, and measure performance. It is probably the essence of truly great public leadership.”

Read the full article, written by Georgie Bishop, online at Thrive Global